Listen, as Dr. Wang describes neuroforamina narrowing.
The foramen is an area of the spine where the nerves exit the spine from the spinal cord and go out into the body. That canal can narrow and whenever there is narrowing, we call it neuroforaminal narrowing.
About Dr. Wang, M.D.:
Dr. Jeffrey Wang, M.D., is the Chief of Spine Surgery and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurology at the UCLA School of Medicine. He specializes in all spine disorders in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar area. His research interests include gene therapy for the treatment of spinal disorders, minimally invasive surgery for spinal disorders, bone growth biological proteins, and biomedical engineering of non-invasive spine surgery using high intensity focused ultrasonic waves.